Fatinah Kigenyi, a resident of Kabi Zone in Buwenge Town Council, Jinja District was arrested by police over allegations of trespass on Wednesday morning. However, on arrival at the police station, she collapsed and died a few minutes later.
Abbey Ngako, the Kiira Region Police spokesperson says the suspect is locked up at Jinja central police station. Ngako says detectives have been dispatched to investigate circumstances which led to the shooting.
According to preliminary information, Ouma left for the funeral of his friend in Busia district on Monday evening but didn’t find his wife, Fanisi Nabwire at home upon his return. His five-year-old son reportedly told him that his mother had gone to the maize plantation with Siminyu.
Nelson Shekanabo, one of the victims says that they identified their attackers through a suspects’ parade at Jinja central police station but they are surprised that they have spent more than two weeks in police cells without appearing in court.
Richard Kajura, one of the residents says that the deceased had instructed him to load two cows on a waiting pickup which would transport them to the police station as exhibits, when he received a phone call alerting him that he was being robbed.
Grace Mbali, the Dongi Village LC I chairperson says the deceased has been a casual worker at the pond where she drowned with her children. Mbali says eyewitnesses confided in him that the deceased lied to the caretaker of the pond caretaker that she had forgotten her phone around the area.
Francis Muganga, the People Power Legal Officer in Eastern Uganda complained about the lack of a leveled political playing ground since their counterparts in the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM party are holding meetings freely.
According to the traffic and road safety regulations, a driver of a vehicle is required to exercise extra care in approaching and traversing rail crossings and apply reasonable speed to enable him or her to stop if circumstances so require.
The deceased identified as D/AIP Emmanuel Mawa and D/Sgt Dick Magala died in an accident along the Jinja-Iganga highway, alongside a handcuffed suspect, Philip Wadambwa. The policemen who are both attached to the general crimes desk were transporting the suspect from Manafwa Central Police Station to the CID headquarters in Kampala.
Police recovered a set of clothing, suspected to belong to the victim, and a bloodsoaked curtain from the scene-of-crime. On the walls within the same building was the word food, inscribed with bloodstains.
Mulindwa alongside his two colleagues who fled after noticing police officers were on Saturday afternoon conducting lessons in different classrooms contrary to the presidential directive on the closure of all learning institutions.